Time is growing short to find the perfect holiday gift for all the men you love. These are some goodies that work well for your one-and-only, your father and your work colleague. If you’re giving a little something to a brand new crush, just don’t spend too much or you’ll risk scaring him off. Starbucks gift cards and really good socks sound the right note for new acquaintances while they also make great stocking stuffers for your best beau or dad. Head phones, luxe duffel bags and second-generation Echo Dots are gifts your nearest and dearest will appreciate. Read on for more gift ideas to light up the season.
Echo Dot, $40 list or $20 with Prime, Amazon
Echo Dot 2nd Generation is a voice-controlled speaker that uses Alexa to play music, make calls, answer questions, set timers and alarms, and more. He’ll be able to watch videos and play games using Echo Dot to issue commands to Alexa. The ultimate virtual personal assistant can then listen, execute and control many of his smart devices at home.
Bombas Socks, $12, Bombas
These will be his go-to socks once he’s experienced their extreme comfort, warmth and thickness. Bombas are built for the support he needs without the extra thickness. All Bombas calf and knee-high socks are engineered with stay-up technology that provides the perfect tension and elasticity to keep them exactly where he wants them. Tight, but not too tight.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Headphones, from $270, Amazon
The best from Bose just got wireless. This pair of headphones comes with world-class noise canceling technology so he can get more out of them. They’re engineered to make quiet sound quieter and music sound better. Experience exceptional performance without the annoying interference of noise. Enjoy superior comfort without any wires in his way.
Canvas Duffel Bag, $62, Amazon
Weekend treks and daily commutes are a lot easier when he totes his stuff in the Topwolfs 22″ Travel Duffle Bag. This large bag holds enough clothes for two or three days. Long handles and a shoulder strap make for ease of carrying by train or bus. This duffel bag is easy to carry when he is on the train or bus. Good workmanship and construction of leather and high-quality waxed canvas make this a good gift.
Bluetooth Earbuds, $50, Amazon
Phaiser BHS-780 Bluetooth wireless earbuds are a rare find— a wireless headset that sounds even better than wired. They won’t slip out during workouts or hurt after hours of listening to his favorite tracks. These buds give him the perfect, comfortable fit every time he puts them on. He’ll get a listening experience so crisp and clear he’ll swear he is listening live.
A Starbucks Gift Card, $25, Amazon
You know he lives on coffee from Starbucks when he’s pulling an all-nighter studying for finals or working on that important presentation. Help him hold onto his bank account with a Starbucks gift card. They come in denominations of $25, $50 and $100.
Protein Powder, $16 for 1 pound, $55 for 5 pounds, Amazon
Whey protein powder to help kick-start muscle recovery from his intense workout. Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard is 100 percent Whey Protein Powder that comes in a variety of popular flavors. Vanilla Ice Cream tops the list of favorites on Amazon.